Udta Punjab (English: Punjab on a High) is an Indian crime thriller film co-written and directed by Abhishek Chaubey. It is based on drug abuse in the Indian state of Punjab. Produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor under their banner Balaji Motion Pictures, in association with Phantom Films, it features Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Diljit Dosanjh in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 17 June 2016.
The film highlights the impact and menace of drug abuse on society. The film is made to spread awareness about drugs on youth and society in general. It ends with Kareena Kapoor dying as she was stabbed by the drug addict brother of her love interest in the movie (Diljit Dosanjh) and Alia Bhatt escaping the clutches of prostitution and drug abuse by her captives, with the help of Shahid, and they vacation in Goa.